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Mother, daughter arrested after dog found dead in Thurman
THURMAN — A mother and daughter were arrested Thursday in connection with a dog that was found starved to death on the porch of a home on Glen-Athol Road late last month, authorities said.
Roundup: Randall named MVP as Spartans win Salmon River tournament
First period: 1, Queensbury, Jack Randall (Trevor Vogel), 11:05. 2, Salmon River, Cameron Cartier (Tim Cook), 5:05. 3, Queensbury, Tyler Vogel (Brendan Murphy, Devon Salone), 3:13 (pp).
Seven rescued from gondola at Gore Mountain
NORTH CREEK — Seven people had to be evacuated from a gondola at Gore Mountain on Friday morning. The incident happened at about 9:15 a.m. at the Northwoods Gondola. The lift came to a normal stop and there was an indication of a bolt misalignment on one of the towers, according to Jon Lundin, commu
Schumer promises help with gas line for Fort Edward, Irving Tissue during stop
FORT EDWARD — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will push for federal grants to bring more natural gas to the town and village, to spur economic development. On a tour of the former dewatering facility, local officials told him that they need more natural gas to attract manufacturers to the site.
Queensbury man charged following domestic dispute
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — A Queensbury man faces felony charges following a domestic dispute. Jason Harris, 38, of 49 Zenas Dr., was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony; along with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of endangering the
Zone defense helps Argyle get past Warrensburg
ARGYLE — Stacked with small, athletic guards, Argyle’s 1-2-2 full-court zone press can wreak havoc. Prior to Friday night, it hadn’t, but unfortunately for Warrensburg, the Scots’ defensive pressure was deadly against them, which helped Argyle defeat the Burghers 76-56 in an Adirondack League boys b
Corinth woman charged in threat that led to school lockout
CORINTH — A Corinth woman faces two charges for an alleged gun threat at a home that led to a school lockout on Wednesday, police records show. Ciara K. Winslow, 31, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor menacing in connection with a complaint Wednesday afternoon th
Roundup: Whitehall-Fort Ann finishes 4-3 at own Railroader Duals
113 — Caleb Svingala (M) pinned Ollie West, :33. 120 — Troy Austin (W) pinned Jaames Colvin, 4:55. 126 — Tony Ortiz (M) pinned Aidan MacLeod, 1:42. 132 — Sawyer Ostrander (W) pinned Cody Chicoine, 3:37.
Local schools among bomb threats across US
NEW YORK — Authorities said bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. and in Warren and Saratoga counties appear to be a hoax. According to State Police, Queensbury Union Free School District was among the schools that received an undisclosed threat via
Police: Queensbury woman abandoned dogs in home
QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman was charged with four misdemeanors Thursday for allegedly abandoning two dogs without food when she moved out of a home on Dixon Road, according to State Police.
Letter to the editor: SNAP helps when times are tough
Once winter comes, work slows down or stops for many Tri-County families. Construction, farm and retail workers and others with seasonal jobs struggle to make ends meet when the weather turns cold and the holiday shopping ends.
Standoff underway at Queensbury home
QUEENSBURY - There is a standoff at 49 Zenas Drive in Queensbury. Part of the road is blocked near Reginald Drive. Numerous law enforcement agencies are responding. Power has been cut.
Queensbury man arrested for domestic abuse felonies
QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury man was arrested Sunday on two felonies for alleged domestic abuse allegations, police records show. Angus A. Wilson, 45, was charged with felony counts of aggravated family offense and criminal contempt and misdemeanor criminal mischief, according to the Warren County Sher
Police: Parolee arrested with heroin in Queensbury
QUEENSBURY — A three-time felon who is on parole for a burglary spree and drug possession was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing 300 bags of heroin and for violating parole, police said.
Standoff suspect charged with felony, misdemeanors
QUEENSBURY -- The Queensbury man who was arrested after an hours-long standoff Thursday will face a felony and two misdemeanors, police said. Jason Harris, 38, was charged with felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, according to the Warren County Sheri
Route 9 corridor improvements outlined in report
QUEENSBURY — Route 9 has the potential for more than 600,000 square feet of commercial development, but that is only likely to happen if existing congestion issues are addressed, according to a consultant’s report.
Man arrested after standoff at Queensbury home
QUEENSBURY — An hours-long standoff with a domestic violence suspect ended Thursday night with the man in custody and facing a bevy of charges, police said. The standoff at 49 Zenas Dr. ended shortly after 6 p.m. with a resident of the home, Jason Harris, in police custody. Warren County Undersherif
Sheriff: Two dead after Warren County car crash
CHESTER -- A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities Saturday morning. The Warren County Sheriff's Office received a report just before 10 a.m. for a serious crash on State Route 8, near Hill Clyde Acres.
Warren County agrees to settle lawsuit over FOIL request
Warren County has decided to settle a lawsuit with a local government watchdog who sued over the county's refusal to release an engineering report. Travis Whitehead won a round in his litigation in October when a mid-level appeals court ruled that his lawsuit should not have been dismissed in state
Adding new building, railroad ups insurance costs for Warren County
Warren County officials learned last week that adding a new building to the county Municipal Center and having to insure the county railroad will significantly increase the county's insurance costs going forward.